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Have you heard what’s happening on the Estate? Here’s where we share the latest news and details of forthcoming events that you might like.

A celebration of memory at Boughton House

1st May, 2018

An exhibition celebrating historic and significant memories of Boughton House and those who lived there will open this summer. The MEMORY exhibition is inspired by the fabled collections of the Dukes of Buccleuch, the centuries of family heritage, with music as a guiding thread. Boughton played a significant role in WW2 when it was heavily […]

Christmas at Boughton House

28th November, 2016

Christmas is coming early to Boughton House, with the Estate ringing in a special festive event from Thursday 1 December. Visitors to the Northamptonshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch can enjoy a range of local produce and Fairtrade stocking fillers at the Estate’s gift shop, when the gates open in celebration of the Christmas […]

Heritage rescue project shortlisted

5th August, 2015

Skillington Workshops Ltd are among the 16 heritage heroes celebrated by Andrew Lloyd Webber The Montagu Monuments in the Grade I listed St Edmund’s Church, rescued by Skillington Workshops Ltd, have been chosen to go forward to the finals of the Historic England Angel Awards in London on Monday 7th September 2015. The four monuments, all […]

Historic Landscape Reborn

19th May, 2015

A dramatic addition to one of the most important designed landscapes in England is being unveiled this August at Boughton House in Northamptonshire. The Grand Etang, the long forgotten lake, which once dominated the principal approach to the house, has been re-dug and filled with clear spring water in which the magnificent north front of […]

Hard Hat Thursdays

1st September, 2014

Visitors to a Northamptonshire village church which houses some of the nation’s most treasured historic monuments will have a further chance to witness conservation in action following the extension of a successful summer scheme. Art-lovers can now experience for free the on-going transformation of the centuries old Mongatu Monuments at Hard Hat Thursdays at St […]

Boughton House Easter opening

8th April, 2014

One of the finest stately homes in the country is gearing up for its Easter opening, which will allow visitors to experience its history, heritage and stunning art collection. The three-day event will offer visitors the chance to enjoy the ‘English Versailles’, the home of the Duke of Buccleuch, which is nestled in eleven thousands […]

Local Winter Wonderland

15th October, 2013

Northamptonshire residents will be able to buy locally grown Christmas trees at Boughton House’s annual Christmas fair which begins at the end of November. The fair will sell Boughton’s own produce including handmade wreaths, fine food, firewood bags and a unique selection of gifts and decorations from the Boughton gift shop. Sunday shoppers are also […]